Walk cw191 Creigiau Gleision from Llyn Crafnant

Lovely views with little company


Route outline for walk cw191:

Llyn Crafnant  -  Crimpiau  -  Craig Wen  -  Craiglwyn  -  Creigiau Gleision  -  Creigiau Gleision (North Top)  -  Lledwigan  -  Llyn Crafnant.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
Welsh
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Creigiau Gleision at 678m (2225ft). Creigiau Gleision is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (81st highest in Wales, 198th highest in England & Wales). Creigiau Gleision is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (107th highest in Wales, 262nd highest in England & Wales). Creigiau Gleision is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (36th highest in Wales, 633rd highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Creigiau Gleision (North Top) at 634m (2081ft). Creigiau Gleision (North Top) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (112th highest in Wales, 269th highest in England & Wales). Creigiau Gleision (North Top) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (154th highest in Wales, 365th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Craiglwyn at 623m (2045ft). Craiglwyn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (167th highest in Wales, 394th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Craig Wen at 548m (1799ft). Craig Wen is classified as a Welsh Dewey (97th highest in Wales, 171st highest in England & Wales) ; Crimpiau at 475m (1559ft). Crimpiau is known as a Bridget..

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL17
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 115
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk cw191 Creigiau Gleision from Llyn Crafnant

In no particular order . . .

Craig Wen from Llyn Crafnant

Craig Wen from Llyn Crafnant

Photo: Mike Griffiths (1)

Craig Wen from Craiglwyn

Craig Wen from Craiglwyn

Photo: Mike Knipe (199)

Llyn Crafnant Reservoir

Llyn Crafnant Reservoir

Photo: Gary Park (1)

Low cloud over Nant Beglong, Gallt yr Ogof and Tryfan from Craig Wen

Low cloud over Nant Beglong, Gallt yr Ogof and Tryfan from Craig Wen

Photo: Will Caesar (14)

The Ogwen Valley with Tryfan and Y Garn prominent from the lower southern slopes of Creigiau Gleision

The Ogwen Valley with Tryfan and Y Garn prominent from the lower southern slopes of Creigiau Gleision

Photo: Mike Griffiths (4)

Hubby Paul on Creigiau Gleision

Hubby Paul on Creigiau Gleision

Photo: Sharon Clarke (1)

Pen Llithrig y Wrach and Carnedd Llewelyn from Creigiau Gleision

Pen Llithrig y Wrach and Carnedd Llewelyn from Creigiau Gleision

Photo: Mike Griffiths (2)

Glyder Fach, Tryfan and Glyder Fawr from Creigiau Gleision (North Top)

Glyder Fach, Tryfan and Glyder Fawr from Creigiau Gleision (North Top)

Photo: Mike Griffiths (3)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)


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